Update on the Bushes health: “I feel 1000% better this morning”

The nation sent loving prayers and wishes when both former President George Herbert Walker Bush and his wife Barbara were hospitalized on Wednesday. President Bush had “an acute respiratory problem stemming from pneumonia,” while Mrs. Bush was “experiencing fatigue and coughing.” [Read more…]

Obama’s 10 biggest lies, according to the Washington Post’s Fact Checker

If you’re like me, you read a good deal of “conservative news outlets,” which are always pointing out the nuanced deception (or sometimes flat out lies) of the Obama administration.

There’s something refreshing about reading “Obama’s Biggest Whoppers” in the Washington Post, based on the 250 evaluations done by “The Fact Checker.”  If you’ve not read this column, by Glenn Kessler, I suggest bookmarking him to at least try to keep straight the words coming from mouths of politicians.

All of the below earned “Four Pinocchios” – the most egregious of lies — from The Fact Checker.

1. “More young black men languish in prison than attend colleges and universities across America”

The truth?  Black men enrolled universities equal five times the number of those in prison.

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George H.W. Bush is hospitalized, but his letter to Trump goes public

Wednesday, George H.W. Bush experienced shortness of breath and was put in the hospital, in the intensive care unit. His wife, former First Lady Barbara Bush, was hospitalized as well, due to fatigue and coughing.

However, during this time of sickness, he was thinking of Donald Trump.  His letter to the President-elect, which sent his apologies for not attending the inauguration, was sent to several media outlets: [Read more…]

Man lassoes runaway calf while sitting on a police car, going down the highway

In Tennessee, it’s common to see livestock that’s gotten out of their pastures.  Well, in Henry County (my hometown), a calf got out on the highway, threatening the safety of motorists.

How do catch a cow that’s running down the highway?  You call a roper!

Today, my old friends David Bevill and Monte Belew pulled off the most innovative catch you’ve ever seen.  If you ever have doubts about how awesome America is, watch this video.

Why the “boy dying in Santa’s arms” story is important, whether or not it’s true

Santa Claus actor, Eric Schmitt-Matze

Santa Claus actor, Eric Schmitt-Matze

You’ve heard the horribly sad story: a Knoxville, Tennessee hospital called a man who played Santa Claus and told him to hurry to the room of a dying five year old little boy .   [Read more…]